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2018 Kia Sportage


City 20 - 23 MPG Hwy 23 - 30 MPG

Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:
    5 stars
  • Frontal Crash:
    4 stars
  • Side Crash:
    5 stars

Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

Consumer Reviews Write a Review

Overall Rating:
4.9 (out of 5)
Value 4.8
Exterior 4.9
Interior 4.9
Comfort 4.9
Performance 4.8
Reliability 4.9
Well thought out vehicle

by Sooner Fan 710 from ALTUS | March 16, 2020

Plenty of power, I have the turbo engine. Very comfortable and reliable. Mileage averages from 24 mpg to 28 mpg depending how I'm driving. Great value for a mid sized vehicle.

Unsafe to use for Community Events

by Unsafe to leave parked from Chesapeake, Va. | March 08, 2020

Wife returned to dealer in tears for cash price to get rid of it. Still considering Lemon Law. I have had to cancel multiple Community Events because car unsafe or not Handicapped usable. At this time I would not recommend a Kia. KIA U.S. unable to resolve problems with Dealerships. Dealership unwilling on unable to repair. KIA Techline does not talk to KIA U.S either. As a customer your on your own. This car has been in the shop for thirty one days of the last three months and it is still not fixed. Service Manager explained “I don’t give a D___ about your wife’s saftey or yours. That is your problem.” Purchase was one of the biggest mistakes that I have made in thirty years.

Love the car.

by Arizona driver from Tombstone, AZ | March 06, 2020

This little KIA Sportage 2018 has been a great car. I bought her last year previously owned from a KIA dealership. The only issue I had was the touch screen no longer responding, and that was fixed by the dealership as part of the warranty. The quality of the car is very good. Plusses are. Good exelleration, a smooth drive, automatic and semi manual transmission. Lots of great features and it handles really well. I haven't had any issues at all. Great car.

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2018 Kia Sportage Overview

The 2018 Kia Sportage is a compact SUV that was redesigned last year. Maximum rear cargo capacity is 30.7 cubic feet.

Three trims are available: the LX, EX, and SX Turbo.

Under the hood, the LX and EX trims are powered by a standard 181-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and front- (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD). The SX Turbo trim has a 240-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. However, horsepower slightly decreases to 237-hp with AWD. Fuel economy for the 2.4-liter/FWD model is an EPA-estimated 22/29 mpg city/highway. With AWD, the rating dips to 21/25 mpg. The turbocharged 2.0-liter/FWD model has a 21/26 mpg rating. That rating drops to 20/23 mpg with AWD.